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The 10 Best Waterfalls near Chattanooga

Spring is on the way, and in many places that means one thing: rain. Lots of rain. In Chattanooga, where we receive an astonishing 53 inches of rain per year, this is especially true. From February through April, nearly-constant precipitation turns the trails into sloppy mush and makes many outdoor…

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Your Guide to Spring Bouldering at Rocktown

If you spent most of the winter in the Southeast, you know that the boulder season was unfortunately cut a bit short by an unusual amount of rain and snow...and then some more snow. Now spring is finally here, and it is rapidly getting warmer. Soon enough the humidity will start to set in, making…

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A Guide to Chattanooga's Riverwalk

For a day filled with food, fresh air, and family fun, few places can offer more than Chattanooga’s beautiful and diverse Riverwalk. Spanning 16.1 miles along the southern banks of the Tennessee River, the paved path lets you immerse yourself in nature, culture, and cuisine all in one…

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The Perfect Weekend Guide for Outdoor Adventure around Chattanooga

The secret is out: Chattanooga, TN is a city that’s home to an incredible array of outdoor experiences and possibilities. Having wholly embraced its geographical blessings in recent years, the Scenic City—as it’s appropriately nicknamed—is a place that’s ripe with adventure. From the iconic point…

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14 of the Best Restaurants in Chattanooga with Outdoor Seating

Plan to Visit Chattanooga Soon? Restaurants are gradually opening for dine-in service, with many more that are open for carryout or delivery only. Use the Restaurants Amenities search tool or contact restaurants directly to find out if they are open or offering take out and delivery. Chattanooga is…

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12 Guided Tours for Exploring Chattanooga

Visiting a fun and vibrant city like Chattanooga means the opportunity to try all kinds of new adventures. In fact, there are so many spectacular things to see and do here that it often helps to have a local expert show you the ropes. Whether you enjoy history, outdoor recreation, or craft beer…

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The 8 Best Scenic Overlooks in Chattanooga

What’s the most important aspect of a great scenic overlook? This one should be pretty obvious: height. And Chattanooga certainly has no shortage of that. Nestled in a valley amid stooped southeastern mountains, Chattanooga has plenty of places to get up high and check out the amazing scenery for…

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5 Cool Summer Camping Spots Near Chattanooga

The dog days of summer are here, and unless your idea of camping involves sitting inside a land yacht with the AC running, picking the right destination is critical. Although I once survived a 100 degree afternoon in a campsite by sitting in front of no less than six box fans running at full tilt…

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